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The Psychology Department at Mount Saint Mary's University (Los Angeles) invites applicants with a doctoral degree in counseling / clinical psychology, or a related field, for a full-time NTR position as the Director of Clinical Training (DCT). This position is in our new PsyD in Clinical Health Psychology program. The position is for the 2018-19 academic year (starting August 2018). The PsyD in Clinical Health Psychology will begin enrolling new students fall 2019. The program now has WASC accreditation and we will plan to apply for APA accreditation in the future.
The DCT will be responsible for the development and implementation for all the clinical trainings (practicum and internship) required for the PsyD students, including practicum site selection, orientation of practicum sites, and quality assurance of practicum sites, as well as liaison with internships. Other faculty responsibilities include teaching primarily graduate level clinical courses within the PsyD program, advising and mentoring graduate students, scholarship / research, and participation in department and university service.
The Director of Clinical Training (DCT) candidate must hold a terminal degree (a PhD or a PsyD in clinical psychology from an APA-accredited doctoral program; APA approved internship preferred but not required), and must be licensed as a clinical psychologist in California or license eligible in the state of California as a clinical psychologist (candidate must be licensed in one year). Prior experience as a DCT is preferred, although prior work directing a community mental health or county agency is acceptable. Candidate should have 3-5 years of experience as a supervisor training both master's and doctoral level students in both therapy and diagnostics. Candidate will carry a teaching course load in addition to DCT responsibilities. Candidate must be familiar with psychodiagnostic testing to teach assessment courses. Candidate should have experience in Evidence-based practices either in administration and tracking data and/or formal training in EBPs. An appreciation of the liberal arts tradition of education and service orientation, as well as experience or interest in contributing to and teaching in a diverse campus environment are required. Additionally, candidate should demonstrate a strong interest in social justice.
Other preferred qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate excellence in teaching, academic advising, mentorship and research. This includes: teaching experience at the college / university level; academic advising / mentoring experience, especially with first generation and/or Spanish-speaking populations; and a record of, or capacity for, research and scholarship.
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Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please complete the online application and attach CV, cover letter describing the applicant's fit with the specific position and university mission and pillars, teaching statement, course evaluations, (un)official transcripts, and two letters of reference by visiting https://msmu.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=99232. If you have any additional inquiries please contact Dr. Gregory Travis, Department of Psychology, email@example.com.
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